Resolution: quote more women

Resolution: quote more women

So often, when I’m reaching for a stirring quotation, I wind up with something a man said. (Or, in the case of Gandhi, didn’t say.) You may find the same thing. If so, and you’d like to redress that imbalance a little, bookmark The Eloquent Woman Index of Famous Women’s Speeches. It’s a collection of speeches … Keep reading 

And in the end…

In a great wide-ranging report on a National Speakers Association convention panel from Ian Griffin, these two sentences seized my attention: Dychtwald claimed he gets more accomplished in the last 60 seconds of a speech than in the first 30 minutes. “The audience are with me, everything I say hits home.” from How to write a … Keep reading 

WaPo’s fascinating speech commentary feature

Say What: Paul Ryan on America’s tough issues – The Washington Post Check this out. The Washington Post took the prepared notes for GOP vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan’s convention speech, and set up a page where you can comment on an individual paragraph, watch that segment of video, and call in the fact-checkers. What’s missing? … Keep reading